søndag 4. august 2019

As Hong Kong fights for its life, an embarrassed China has only violence to offer

China's People's Liberation Army on Thursday released an over-the-top propaganda video showing its troops forcibly suppressing unarmed protesters and firing both hand-held guns and anti-air missiles in an overt threat towards Hong Kong's 7.3 million people.  But that hasn't intimidated the Hong Kong protesters, who continued to march and square off with police the following day.

The protests in Hong Kong represent an embarrassment for China, whose usual tools of crushing dissent have fallen short, Evan Fowler, an associate fellow at the Henry Jackson Society and life-long Hong Konger told Business Insider.

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